The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DevOps 34 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.38% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
579 396 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 74.61% 71.22% 70.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 264 245
Average daily rate £375 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.58 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.27% -59.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.36 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.47 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 12 £475 - 3
South Wales - 8 £363 - 4
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DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (75.56%) Configuration Management
3 33 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (64.44%) Jenkins
5 28 (62.22%) MongoDB
6 26 (57.78%) Open Source
7 23 (51.11%) Java
7 23 (51.11%) Web Services
8 22 (48.89%) TDD
8 22 (48.89%) Puppet
8 22 (48.89%) Spring
9 21 (46.67%) Scrum
10 20 (44.44%) SOAP
11 19 (42.22%) Hudson
11 19 (42.22%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (40.00%) JIRA
12 18 (40.00%) Linux
12 18 (40.00%) J2EE
12 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
13 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
13 17 (37.78%) Subversion
13 17 (37.78%) Confluence
14 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (35.56%) Twitter
14 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
14 16 (35.56%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (35.56%) NoSQL
14 16 (35.56%) JSF
14 16 (35.56%) Maven
14 16 (35.56%) Release Management

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (37.78%) Confluence
2 16 (35.56%) FileNet
3 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.67%) nginx
4 3 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) MediaWiki
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) IaaS
2 6 (13.33%) SaaS
3 5 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.89%) PaaS
4 4 (8.89%) GitHub
5 2 (4.44%) Route 53
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
1 4 (8.89%) AMQP
2 2 (4.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) IPv4
3 1 (2.22%) IPv6
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) OSPF
3 1 (2.22%) BGP
3 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) IPsec
3 1 (2.22%) SSH
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) MongoDB
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 16 (35.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (35.56%) NoSQL
4 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (64.44%) Jenkins
2 19 (42.22%) Hudson
3 18 (40.00%) JIRA
4 17 (37.78%) Subversion
5 16 (35.56%) Maven
6 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.67%) RSpec
8 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
4 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Administrator
5 1 (2.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) Web Services
2 22 (48.89%) Spring
3 20 (44.44%) SOAP
4 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 18 (40.00%) J2EE
5 16 (35.56%) XML
5 16 (35.56%) XSLT
5 16 (35.56%) JSF
5 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
5 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (13.33%) Spring MVC
7 4 (8.89%) Memcached
7 4 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (8.89%) REST
7 4 (8.89%) JSON
7 4 (8.89%) Software Packaging
7 4 (8.89%) LAMP
8 2 (4.44%) Ajax
8 2 (4.44%) jQuery
8 2 (4.44%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (57.78%) Open Source
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) CentOS
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (75.56%) Configuration Management
3 33 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (48.89%) TDD
5 21 (46.67%) Scrum
6 16 (35.56%) Pair Programming
6 16 (35.56%) OOA/OOD
6 16 (35.56%) OO
6 16 (35.56%) RUP
6 16 (35.56%) DSDM
6 16 (35.56%) Release Management
7 8 (17.78%) SOA
8 6 (13.33%) MVC
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.44%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.44%) BDD
12 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) Python
2 12 (26.67%) Ruby
3 8 (17.78%) PHP
4 6 (13.33%) Scala
4 6 (13.33%) Perl
5 5 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Postfix
2 1 (2.22%) XenServer
2 1 (2.22%) vCloud
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 22 (48.89%) Puppet
2 19 (42.22%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.78%) Ansible
4 5 (11.11%) Nagios
5 4 (8.89%) StatsD
6 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) IBM
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
1 16 (35.56%) Twitter
2 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Google
3 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Percona
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